Monthly Archives: April 2012

Oklahoma Indian Ballerina Legend Moscelyne Larkin Dies

Edna Moscelyne Larkin Jasinski died on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in a Tulsa nursing home following an extended illness. It is with great sadness that Tulsa Ballet announces the death of its co-founder, Edna Moscelyne Larkin Jasinski (“Moussia.”)  With Miss Larkin’s death a vivid era in the formation of Tulsa’s arts organizations closes. Miss Larkin […]

Arts Day at the Oklahoma Capitol April 30 [News Release]

OKLAHOMA CITY — — More than 40 arts and cultural organizations from across Oklahoma will host exhibits in the state capitol on Monday, April 30, in an effort to show support for the Oklahoma Arts Council and arts funding. Helping Lawmakers Make Good Decisions About the ArtsFrom the Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra and the Lawton Arts […]

6 Ways to Promote Arts Day at the Capitol on Social Networks

USE THE HASHTAG #OKARTSDAYThe hashtag for Arts Day at the Capitol is #OKARTSDAY. Hashtags are used on social networks to help people identify formal or informal causes people are supporting. So, when you post to your social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Google+ etc., about your Arts Day at the Capitol activities, please […]

Arts Day at the Capitol Guide

Please click here to review our Arts Day at the Capitol Guide. Hat tip to Minnesota Citizens for the Arts from whom we gleaned information for part of this report. –Jennifer

5 Things Every Table/Booth Should Have at Arts Day at the Capitol

1. Handouts such as brochures and fact sheets about your organization. 2. Information about how public funding for the arts from the Oklahoma Arts Council impacts your organization. 3. Some kind of a treat, such as cookies, candy or popcorn. 4. A table cloth and table skirt for a 6-foot table. (Table and two chairs […]

200+ Individual Arts Advocates Needed on April 30

There’s been a terrific response from Oklahoma’s arts and cultural organizations regarding Arts Day at the Capitol, April 30. Now, we need at least 200 individuals to sign up to visit the Capitol that day and make the rounds and talk to legislators. Please sign up today so we can send you the 2012 Art Day […]

Who’s Coming To Art Day at the Capitol?

Help preserve public funding for the arts sooner than later. This is a list of the organizations signed up to host a table/boot at Arts Day at the Capitol. If your organization is not yet signed up or for some reason you have decided not to attend, let us know so we can give your […]

Artistic Rebuttal Book Project

April is National Arts Advocacy Month, and on April 30, Oklahoma arts and cultural organizations will participate in the first Arts Day at the Capitol! We have more than 30 organizations signed up to host tables/booths. We’re hoping for at least 200 people to turn out that day to wall the halls and meet with […]

Major Arts Education Study Released

A study about arts education in America that has been more than 10-years in the making has been released. Check out Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools 1999-2000 and 2009-10. According to a blog post on the American for the Arts blog, here are some of the facts and issues highlighted:  While music […]